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Fuego volcano
Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Fuego volcano eruptions:
1581, 1585, 1586, 1587, 1614, 1617, 1620, 1623, 1629, 1679(?), 1685, 1686, 1689(?), 1699, 1702, 1705, 1706, 1709(?), 1710,1717,1730, 1732, 1737, 1751(?), 1765(?), 1773(?), 1799, 1826, 1829, 1850(?), 1852(?), 1855, 1856, 1857, 1860, 1861(?), 1867(?), 1880, 1896, 1932, 1944, 1949, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1987, 1999, 2002 - ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Dominantly explosive, construction of lava domes and extrusion of viscous lava flows. In near constant activity, at least during the past centuries.
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Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
 

Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMS HAS DISP

Friday Feb 14, 2020 20:00 PM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 19:49 UTC, 14/02/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200214/1947Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/097

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS HAS DISP

OBS VA DTG: 14/1930Z

OBS VA CLD: NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 15/0130Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 15/0730Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 15/1330Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: EARLIER VA EMS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY HAS DISP.
WX CLDS AND NO VA OBS IN SUMMIT WEB CAM. NO
FURTHER RPRTS RECEIVED. ...SAMBUCCI

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Fuego Volcano (c) Google Earth
Monday, Feb 10, 2020
Strombolian activity continues with OVFGO (Volcan de Fuego Observatory) reported 10 -15 explosions per hour over the past 24 hours. This generated grey ash plumes reaching 4500 to 4800 m.a.s.l (14763 to 15748 feet) and drifted W and SW approximately 25 km. There were reports of ashfall in the villages of Morelia, Santa Sofía, Palo Verde, El Porvenir, Panimache and San Pedro Yepocapa. The explosions generated moderate to strong rumbles, that could be heard 25 km away from the volcano. During poor light conditions, incandescent pulses, 300 and 600 m high were observed and also avalanches of ejecta, in the direction of the Taniluyá, Ceniza, Las Lajas, Trinidad, Seca and Honda canyon. [more]

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